Someone Like Me (Hardcover)

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From the author of the million-copy bestseller The Girl With All the Gifts comes a heart-stopping thriller with twists you won't see coming and a heroine you can't trust.

Liz Kendall wouldn't hurt a fly. Even when times get tough, she's devoted to bringing up her two kids in a loving home.

But there's another side to Liz---one that's dark and malicious. She will do anything to get her way, no matter how extreme.

And when this other side of her takes control, the consequences are devastating.

Love her or hate her: there are two sides to every story....

For more from M. R. Carey, check out:
The Girl With All the Gifts
Fellside
The Boy on the Bridge

By the same author, writing as Mike Carey:
The Devil You Know
Vicious Circle
Dead Men's Boots

Thicker Than Water
The Naming of the Beasts

About the Author


M. R. Carey has been making up stories for most of his life. His novel The Girl With All the Gifts was a USA Today bestseller and is a major motion picture based on his BAFTA-nominated screenplay. Under the name Mike Carey he has written for both DC and Marvel, including critically acclaimed runs on X-Men and Fantastic Four, Marvel's flagship superhero titles. His creator-owned books regularly appear in the New York Times bestseller list. He also has several previous novels, two radio plays, and a number of TV and movie screenplays to his credit.

Praise For…


"Someone Like Me is a taut clever thriller that left me utterly bereft when I'd finished. It's a masterpiece"—Louise Jensen, author of The Sister

"This wonderfully strange and creepy tale is a thrilling, genre-defying treat."—Kirkus

"Bold and unpredictable.... Just when you think you know what kind of story Carey is telling, he shifts gears and forces you to start your deductions from scratch.... Scary and incredibly tense."—SciFiNow

"Carey writes with compassion and fire - strange and surprising and humane."
Lauren Beukes, author of The Shining Girls on The Boy on the Bridge

"The Boy on the Bridge is a careful companion, including thematic parallels that remind us, in sometimes horrific ways, that our actions always have wider consequences than we think."—NPR on The Boy on the Bridge

"A terrifying, emotional page-turner that explores what it means to be human."
Kirkus on The Boy on the Bridge

"Thoughtful and compelling"
RT Book Reviews on The Boy on the Bridge

"Heartfelt, remorseless and painfully human...as fresh as it is terrifying. A jewel."—Joss Whedon on The Girl With All the Gifts

"Original, thrilling and powerful."—The Guardian on The Girl With All the Gifts

"An intense, haunting thriller with heart. You will not want to put this down."—Laini Taylor, New York Times bestselling author of Daughter of Smoke & Bone on Fellside

"A fantastic, twist-upon-twist, shape-shifting novel. Gripping, deeply affecting and arrestingly beautiful, it is a haunting tale of raw horror and extraordinary redemption. I adored every page."—Miranda Dickinson, Sunday Times bestselling author on Fellside
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316477420
ISBN-10: 0316477427
Publisher: Orbit
Publication Date: November 6th, 2018
Pages: 512
Language: English